Arte Studio Ginestrelle

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Objectives of Residency Program:
to promote contemporary art in all its diverse forms within an international context,
to stimulate creativity through direct contact with nature and a respect for the environment,
to set up an exchange of ideas within various disciplines of contemporary art practice,
to establish workshops, exhibitions, and open-air art events in the Regional Park of Mount Subasio, Assisi.

Groups of artists
Ginestrelle provides the prefect milieu for international groups of artists already involved in a joint project to work together. The residency will provide an opportunity to bring to fruition any current project. Each group will have the chance to exhibit in Assisi at the end of the each year.

skills: an ability to work as a team

how to apply: send a brief description of the project and the working practices of those involved demonstrating an ability to work as a team.

Residency Programme since: 2008
Description of Organisation:

New program 2018: Arte Studio Ginestrelle and the Writing Residency provide three creative bedrooms for artists, writers, designers and architects. From the Regional Park of Mt. Subasio the activities have moved to the Assisi town, famous for its frescos by Giotto and Cimabue, in two wonderful venues along via San Rufino 29 and via Santa Maria delle Rose 6, Assisi.

Applications will be judged on the basis of CVs and portfolios submitted.

Each artist will have the opportunity to develop his/her project within a number of different artistic fields:
Design, Architecture
Literary Arts fiction, poetry, script writing, novel, short stories etc.
Video art
Performing Arts
Visual Arts (en plein air)

The cultural association Ginestrelle can assist artists seeking grants or other forms of funding in their home country/institution, by providing an invitation letter when a candidature is accepted.

It can help organize exhibition openings, as well as press conferences and campaigns to inform the public of our activities.

All artists will have the chance to show and promote their work in the annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Assisi (UNESCO World Heritage site), curated by Arte Studio Ginestrelle.

Organisation founded in: 2008
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Hotel or Guest house
Working Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
Presentation of artists’ work: Exhibition at a later date
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 1
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
Number of studios: 1
Number of artists in residence at one time: N/A
Studio type and size: N/A
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Shared Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Animations
  • Film-making
  • Architecture
  • Curatorial
  • Education Programmes
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Internet
  • Cleaning
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): the residency fee for night ranges between 35 – 50 Euros according the length of the residency and type of accommodation (for individuals, couples or colleagues).
    If yes, what is the amount of the fund? (in your local currency): The cultural association Ginestrelle can assist artists seeking grants or other forms of funding in their home country/institution,by providing an invitation letter when a candidature is accepted.The selected resident artists have the chance to show their art projects at the International Contemporary Art Exhibition, at the Gallery in Assisi.
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Films
    • Exhibition
    Selection process: By staff
    Setting: Urban
    Nearest Airport: St. Egidio airport, Perugia
    Nearest Train Station: Assisi trainstation
    How to reach by plane: St Egidio Airport (PG): just a 10 minute drive from Assisi connected by Alitalia with Milan and by Ryanair with London-Stansted.
    How to reach by train: On the Rome or Florence line passing through Foligno, Assisi, Perugia.
    How to reach by car: Arrive at Piazza Matteotti in Assisi by bus, from Assisi train station, or by car. You may leave your car at the parking lot Matteotti.
    Street & Number: San Rufino, 29 Assisi; Santa Maria delle Rose, 6 Assisi
    Postal Code: 06081
    City: Assisi
    Country long: Italy